July 13, 2005
Opening: Reference Librarian/Business Intelligence, NYC Law Firm
Nixon Peabody, a national law firm with 15 offices, has a challenging position for an experienced and energetic reference/research librarian to support its expanding business development and marketing initiatives. This position will be a member of a multi-office Information Services Library team with responsibility for providing business intelligence research support to the Marketing Department and for providing legal and business research support to the attorneys and staff. This position is located in the New York City office.
Key Responsibilities: As a member of a business intelligence research team, spend 50% of time providing in-depth business, industry, and competitive intelligence research support to the Marketing Department. Synthesize, analyze, and present a summary of research findings to Marketing staff and attorneys to facilitate business planning, sales and decision making
Participate in business development planning and implementation meetings with marketing staff and attorneys. As a member of the firm-wide library reference team, spend 50% of time providing reference and research support to attorneys and staff in the New York City office and other offices as workload demands. Assist with promoting the library services and conducting library training and orientations. Assist with evaluating and selecting electronic and print resources for library collection development purposes. Work with other library staff to provide local technical services support. Actively participate in and contribute to Information Services and Marketing department meetings and special projects.
Qualifications: MLS and 3-5 years experience in a law firm or corporate library. Solid experience conducting business, industry and legal research through utilization of electronic, print, interlibrary loan and document delivery resources. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple time sensitive and diverse projects. Ability to excel in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Demonstrated commitment to providing high quality client service. Self-motivated, detail oriented and organized with the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Superior knowledge of business and industry resources. Solid proficiency in the use of Lexis, Hoovers, and other internet and online resources. Successful candidates will bring energy, creativity and initiative.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits.
To apply please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Nixon Peabody LLP
P.O. Box 31051
Rochester, NY 14603
No phone calls please.
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